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Farmers Protest: Is the opposition favoring middlemen?

In September 2020, Prime Minister Narendra Modi claimed that the opposition favored middlemen and hence opposed the farm laws that would benefit the farmers. This claim, as with anything Modi says has been accepted as gospel by his supporters, who in spite of all evidence to the contrary continue to claim that the farmers protests …

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Anhad strongly condemns PM Modi’s statement in the Rajya Sabha denigrating protestors and activists. 1

Anhad strongly condemns PM Modi’s statement in the Rajya Sabha denigrating protestors and activists.

Anhad strongly condemns PM Modi’s statement in the Rajya Sabha today denigrating protestors and activists. As expected the troll army has gone all out trending #andolanjivi and attacking social activists. PM Modi habitually instead of dealing with serious issues, presently the three farm laws, coins new adjectives to malign all dissent in this country. It …

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I knew about Modi & Shah’s hatred for Muslims. Throughout yesterday I saw Delhi Police’s hatred for Muslims.

The brutality with which Delhi Police handled the protest at Delhi Gate, is highly vindictive and clearly fueled by hate. At the Delhi Gate Protest yesterday, we were present from 2:30pm. The protestors were rattling the barricades, pushing, defying a line of people who were calming the protestors and telling the police “Sir lathi mat …

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Opposition to the Citizenship Amendment Bill across India

This map aims to give a sense of various news and social media reports that show the extent of opposition to the Citizenship Amendment Bill across India. Sources are multiple and varied and not mentioned here, as they are many and constantly updating and growing. This is more of a bird’s eye view and you …

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More than 1000 Citizens write to CM Devendra Fadnavis opposing proposed Aadhaar-Voter ID linking

The Times of India reported on July 22 that Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis had written to India’s Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora regarding linking voter IDs with the Aadhaar number. The report quoted Fadnavis as saying “that this linkage will help prevent bogus and ensure that there is proper identification of voters”. A subsequent …

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Issues with calculating VVPAT Sample Size

Auditing VVPATs has been a headline issue in this election season. A delegation of 22 political parties requested the Election Commission to tally the EVM votes with the VVPAT slips for 50% of the booths in each constituency. The Election Commission rejected the request, leaving the delegation to move the Supreme Court with the same …

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